The Right Order For Your Morning & Nighttime Skincare Routine

The Right Order For Your Morning & Nighttime Skincare Routine

Skincare isn’t just about the products you use; it’s also about how you use them. The order in which you apply skincare products is crucial. Each product is formulated to deliver specific benefits, and applying them in the right order ensures maximum absorption and effectiveness. 

Tips for Layering Based on Product Texture

  1. Start Light, Finish Heavy: As a general rule, begin with lighter, more liquid-based products and gradually move towards thicker, creamier ones.
  1. Water-Based Before Oil-Based: Water-based products should be applied before oil-based ones. This ensures optimal absorption and prevents a greasy feel.
  1. Targeted Treatments Come First: If you’re using treatments or serums for specific concerns, apply them before moisturizers. 

Consider our Bioactive Hydrating Essence, which is water-based. Applied after cleansing and before heavier products, its lighter consistency allows the skin to absorb active ingredients like Bakuchiol more effectively. Following up with the Beta-Repair Soothing Face Cream then locks in these benefits, offering a comprehensive treatment.

The Right Order for Your Morning Skincare Routine

Your morning skincare routine is very important as it sets the tone for the day and keeps your skin nourished and protected against all the day might bring. Ensuring that you apply your skincare products in the right order is crucial for maximizing their effectiveness. Let's delve into the key steps of a morning routine.

Step 1: Cleansing

The foundation of any effective skincare routine is a clean canvas. Overnight, your skin accumulates impurities, sweat, and sebum. Cleansing in the morning helps to remove these, providing a fresh start.

Our Berry Clean Foaming Wash and Be-meric Smoothening Shower Gel are perfect for this step. The Berry Clean Foaming Wash will cleanse your face without stripping it dry while the Be-meric Smoothening Shower Gel will wash away sweat and other impurities from your body,  leaving your skin prepared for the next steps.

Step 2: Toning

Toning is the often underestimated step that balances your skin's pH and moisture content. A toner should be applied to your face after you cleanse and pat it dry. 

Our Bioactive Hydrating Essence contains Hyaluronic Acid which deeply hydrates your skin and rice ferment filtrate which has antioxidant properties that protect your skin barrier.

Step 3: Serum Application

Serums are the superheroes of skincare, targeting specific concerns with concentrated ingredients. They go on after your toner and before your moisturizer for best results.

Our Bioactive Hydrating Essence works perfectly for this step because it’s infused with Bakuchiol, a plant-based alternative to retinol. This allows it to address concerns like fine lines, wrinkles and dullness. The essence ties steps 2 and 3 together, making your routine more efficient and time-saving.

Step 4: Moisturizing

Moisturizers deliver lasting moisture and nourishment to the skin that keeps it soft all day and maintains its integrity over time. They are usually thicker in consistency than toners and serums which is why they are applied later. 

The Beta-Repair Soothing Face Cream is the perfect follow-up to your serum application. It contains astaxanthin, plant keratin, collagen peptide, and seabuckthorn oil which allows it to nourish, build, and protect your skin, ensuring that it’s ready to face the day.

For the rest of your body, our Buttr-peach Nourishing Body Creme has you covered… literally. It’s a rich blend of exotic oils and butters that moisturizes and nourishes your skin while leaving it feeling supple and smelling sweet all day.

Step 5: Sunscreen

The final act in your morning skincare routine is non-negotiable: sunscreen! The rest of your skincare won’t matter if you keep exposing yourself to the harmful rays of the sun so make sure you use the 2-finger rule to apply your sunscreen every morning judiciously. Remember to reapply it every 2-3 hours throughout the day for complete protection.


The Right Order for Your Nighttime Skincare Routine

Your nighttime skincare routine is just as important as your morning routine because it aids your skin's natural repair processes. After the hectic activities of the day, your skin needs to regroup and repair. To make the most of this rejuvenating time, the right order of product application is important.

Step 1: Cleansing

The first step is to wash away the day’s sweat and grime from your body and face… not to mention the layers of makeup and sunscreen. 

You can use our Berry Clean Foaming Wash and Be-meric Smoothening Shower Gel to clean your face and body respectively. In addition to cleansing your skin, they contain natural skin-brightening and smoothening ingredients that balance your skin tone and texture. All while providing a sensory experience with their sweet, exotic scents.

Step 2: Exfoliation (if needed)

For a deeper cleanse and to promote skin renewal, incorporate face and body exfoliators into your routine 2-3 times a week. 

With natural exfoliants like Papain (papaya extract) and Bromelain (pineapple extract), our Bro-enzyme Exfoliating Masque delicately removes dead skin cells from your face while boosting collagen production and cell turnover. For your body, our Bam-nut Exfoliating Body Scrub does a great job of removing dull skin and unclogging your pores, leaving your skin smooth and nourished.

Step 3: Treatment Products

While you wind down at night, your skin gets the chance to tackle issues and with the help of treatment creams and serums, the process is all the more effective.

Our Bioactive Hydrating Essence is your go-to treatment product. Packed with Rice Ferment Filtrate, Carrot Bioferment Filtrate, Bakuchiol Extract, and Hyaluronic acid, it actively works to repair and rejuvenate your skin while you sleep.

Step 4: Moisturizing

This step is every bit as important in the night as it is in the morning. Apply your moisturizer to seal in the treatment products you have applied while providing extra hydration and nourishment to your skin. Our Beta-Repair Soothing Face Cream is perfect for this step as it is packed with collagen-boosting ingredients that repair the skin barrier, and reduce the appearance of fine lines. 

Our Buttr-peach Nourishing Body Creme is a moisturizer, designed for the entire body. It nourishes and revitalizes dry or rough skin and locks in hydration, ensuring you wake up with a plump and refreshed complexion.


Your skin deserves comprehensive care. By embracing a full-body skincare routine and layering your products properly, you embark on a journey of self-love and holistic well-being. The Berries and Botanicals Collection by Shanyi Beauty is your partner on this journey, offering a symphony of products to pamper your skin from sunrise to sunset.

Shop the collection now and use the code "COMBO10" for an exclusive 10% discount. Treat your skin to the care it deserves.

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